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Lenore Hamilton

About Me

Name Lenore Hamilton Started sewing at the age of 9 with my Mom. Started quilting in 1997.

I began sewing because my Mom did it and she enjoyed it and I thought it might be fun. I started quilting because I bought a new machine and the dealer had a beginning quilting class that looked interesting and I always thought quilting would be fun.

When I started quilting I did only tablerunners, baby and Lap sized quilts. Now I do any size. I like doing a variety of styles but my favorite type of fabric is batiks.

T-shirts quilts are my favorite.

No favorite person. Lots of people have influenced me at one time or another.

Bucket list includes doing a Judy Niemeyer and finishing all the project I have all the materials for at this time.

My favorite finished project is the quilt I made for my mother's 80th brithday. It has pictures from my mothers life on it.

I teach t-shirt quilt classes, bag classes, accessories classes and some other quilts classes.

Favorite part of teaching at QQ is the great people I get to work with and teach. It is always fun.

No guilds, bee or social clubs.

Other hobbies/interests--golfing, gardening, reading

I grew up in Evergreen Park and attended EPHS where I took every sewing class they had. I received a BS in Home Economics Education and an MEd in Home Economics from the University of Illinois. I taught Home Economics for 25 years teaching most areas of Home Economics.I have two beautiful quilting cats. They like to help whenever they can but especially like piecing and embroidery.


Current Classes Click the image for more details

Poppins Bag

T-Shirt Quilts